Department overview

The principal scientific and technological contributions of the Department include the development of diagnostic stations of railway vehicles, diagnostic and monitoring systems for overhead contact lines; modelling and simulation of electrified transportation systems, assessment of energy efficiency; electromobility of public and personal transport. The Department closely cooperates with the Polish and international companies dealing with the railway and urban electrification systems, electrified rolling stock, electric vehicles, power apparatus and converters for electrified transport.

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The primary research activities of the Department are carried out in the following areas:

  • Diagnostics and monitoring of electric transportation systems
  • Visual methods for diagnostics and monitoring of current collectors and overhead contact lines
  • Reference models of current collectors and overhead contact lines
  • Modeling and analysis of electric traction supply systems
  • Modeling and control of electric vehicle drives
  • Reduction of energy consumption of electrified transportation systems
  • Smart grid and renewable energy sources for electromobility
  • Energy storage systems for public transportation
  • Wind turbines with two counter-rotating rotors for wind power applications
  • Ecodriving in public electrified systems

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